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Census hiring 9,000 in Pima County for its 2020 count

Officials are taking measures locally to avoid an undercount, which would impact government services and redistricting.

US-bound Haitian and African migrants halted In southern Mexico

The migrants are generally given two options: Stay in southern Mexico or leave through the southern border.

Rep. Grijalva and humanitarian groups denounce cuts to refugee resettlement

The groups say the reducing refugee intake here endangers people fleeing violence in places like Syria and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Lawsuit: Tucson city leaders trying to influence sanctuary city vote

The suit hinges on a letter sent to voters that highlights negative impacts of the proposition.

Border apprehensions drop as immigration crackdown continues

Numbers traditionally decline in hot months and rebound when weather cools, though officials say enforcement strategies have led to results.

Immigration lawyers sue government over public charge rollout

The rule disqualifies people from getting a green card, if they rely too much on government benefits.

Art creates opportunities to heal at Casa Alitas’ shelter for migrants

Understanding the role of expressive art in the shelter.

Flores Settlement Agreement leads judge to block Trump immigration rule

How the agreement was formed and its impact on immigration policies in the U.S.

Border crossers near yuma can be sent west for 'Remain in Mexico' program

The program isn't set up south of Yuma, but asylum seekers crossing there can be processed and sent to another sector.

Should Tucson become a sanctuary city?

This fall, voters will decided whether or not to approve a citizen's initiative.

Hospitality makes up for lack of housing for asylum seekers in Portland, Maine

The small town has no more vacancies, but newcomers like those fleeing violence in Central Africa have discovered a wealth of hospitality.

Phoenix shelter a brief respite for migrants coming to US

If you’re a parent and child seeking asylum and released from custody in Phoenix, there are groups ready to help.

The US races to build a new border

Dozens of miles of new border fence was a campaign promise four years ago. It’s happening now in Arizona.

On the border in San Luis, asylum seekers from around the world wait months

Asylum seekers face a long wait at the border, punctuated by anxieties over sudden policy shifts that can shut the door on them.

Tracing the Migrant Journey

A team of reporters follows the path migrants take to reach the southern border of the U.S.

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